Nancy Brataas

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  • "Dear Anne and Family, Your mother was a gracious woman. I..."
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The life of the late State Sen. Nancy Brataas, of Rochester, will be celebrated at two events in May. Nancy died April 17, 2014, of lung disease.

Her Rochester funeral will be held Saturday, May 10, with visitation at 10 a.m. and the service at 11 a.m. with a light noon luncheon. All will be held in Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place N.W., Rochester, MN 55901.

A St. Paul celebration of her contributions to Minnesota's civic life will be held Sunday, May 18, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in an open-mic format at the University Club of St. Paul, 420 Summit Ave., St. Paul MN 55102. Valet parking available.

She is survived by her daughter, Anne, her son-in-law, Charles Hathaway, their sons, Kip and Aaron, all of St. Paul; and her sister, Joan Osborn of Norwalk, Conn.

Memorials may be made to Mayo Clinic, University of Minnesota Rochester, Clearway Minnesota — or any cause of your choosing that needs help.

Nancy was here to help; she believed we all are.

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place N.W., Rochester, MN 55901, 507-289-3600, ranfranzandvinefh.com.


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Rochester, MN 55901
507-289-3600
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Published in The Post-Bulletin on Apr. 23, 2014
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